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obama will speak to the nation. the first time since being re- elected. the president will speak from the white house at 10:05 our time this morning. coming up for you at 7:15, the message the president is expected to give congress about how to avoid that so-called fiscal cliff. also this morning, john boehner will be holding his own news conference. that one is at 8:00. he's expected to sell us the republican position about avoiding that cliff. boehner said he's "the most reasonable guy in washington." he believes he can find common ground with the president. >>> 7:04. they are still counting votes in florida from tuesday's election. but mitt romney's top campaign official in florida now says president obama will win the state. president obama leads romney in florida. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama won the election even without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> schools are scrambling to readjust their budgets after the passing of the proposition in california. schools w
tuesday's election, but mitt romney's campaign advisor says president obama are will win the state. the romney campaign in florida says it only expects the president's lead in the state to grow as more ballots are counted. president obama of course won the election without florida's 29 electoral votes. >>> time 5:07. we have rain and wet roads and sal we have crashes. i don't think you're going to have friday light today. >> i'm still hoping but i think you might be right dave and pam. you should be especially careful on your way to work today. a ktvu photographer actually took some video of someone driving in the rain and this photographer, our photographer was driving out actually early, pounding rain on 880 a few hours ago. chp warns there are shrieky slick -- slick highways. there was hail earlier the in the east bay. be careful there could be pooling water especially near the off ramps. let's go to live pictures right now. you can see interstate 80 westbound, it looks pretty good. heading out to the mcarthur maze, and no problems on the bridge getting into van. at the toll --
election day results in florida with the results in the presidential race too close to call. florida election officials say the final results may not be known for the weekend. but officials say it doesn't really matter. president obama won the election without those votes. however, the voting process in florida has been criticized. some of the voters have been waiting in -- had to wait in line six hours before voting. >>> according to the secretary of state, 59% of voters in california cast ballots this year. in 2008, that was -- that number was above 70%. here in the bay area, just over half or almost 55% of registered voters turned out for tuesday's elections. >>> the fight for re-election has given way to a potential shift. ailry son burn -- alison burns has more? >> reporter: tori, for the past few days we've been hearing about officials and president obama saying they want to find new ways to work together. president obama returned to the white house and he had to deal with the fact that it was the worst day on wall street this year. that means that pressure is on him to deal wi
counting votes from tuesday's election but mitt romney's top campaign official is saying president obama will win florida. president obama leads mitt romney in florida, 49.9% to 49.3%. the romney campaigns says it expects the president's lead to get bilgier as more of the votes are counted. president obama was reelected without florida's 29 electoral college votes. >>> back over to sal who's checking in on the south bay right now. >> that's right and in the southeast bay we've had rain and just some drizzle and we can see it on this picture i'm going to show you, 237 is a little bit wet there and as rosemary had said a cell moved through and you could give yourself extra time. one of the biggest things that gets people in trouble is stopping distance, you're driving along, something happens and you can't stop in time and there's a wreck. just give yourself extra time and slow it down. and also be more aware. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is backed up for about 10 minute delay from the about the middle of the parking lot. it is not as bad as it would be on a wednesday, l
and volunteers at the chicago headquarters the day after winning the election, the president's campaign released this video. >>> 7 navy sales accused of leaking classified information are in hot water. military officials say the seal has provided secret information to the makers of one of the hottest video games, the punishment handed down and the local connection to the story coming up at 4:45. >>> drivers will have to stay patient going through what many call the worst interchange, the 280/880 interchange, they will add another the route into valley fair from 880 and there will be a flyover ramp, the $62 million project should be finished by early 2015. >>> 4:37 is the time. definitely wet roads out there so traffic could be a little messy today. >> it's not raining now in many areas but it was raining overnight and you will find puddles. we're doing well on 80 westbound as you head out to the mc mcarthur maze. at the bay bridge toll plaza we don't have a big delay. traffic is moving along pretty well. and bay south bay, northbound 101 looks good. and at the off ramp they're clearing up an acc
close to call on election night. nearly all the votes announced that they boat him 50 to 49.1%. the margin is large enough to avoid an am commuter readout and -- computer readout and romney campaign spokesperson declined to comment. by capturing the 29 electoral votes. president obama 332 electoral votes, mitt romney 206. >>> florida's governor wants to know why the wait was so long at many polling places. more than eight and a half million people vote florida. some waited four hours or longer to caste ballots. >> rick scott looked for ways to streamline the process. >>> there are complaints of voting fraud in the u.s. virgin islands. the attorney general is investigating the allegations. the office did not specify the complaints received. voters in the u.s. virgin islands elected the house of representatives. >>> in a race for district seven seat remains up in the air. through six round of rank choice voting. board of education president has 381 votes. labor leader fx crawly has 11,352 votes. that's a difference of 29 votes. the department of elections hopes to finish count
to get back to work. >> reporter: with the election in the rear view mirror, the focus in washington is back on efforts to avoid the economically devastating fiscal cliff. >> we just go over the cliff and let the policies stay in effect are we're basically going to undo the recovery. >> reporter: the cliff amounts to $7 trillion in spending cuts and tax increases over the next decade. the treat of these painful cuts, set to begin on january 1st is part of a deal congress and the president made last year to force them to agree on a long-term deficit reduction plan. >> this is an unprecedented scenario that congress has basically put a gun to its own head and said if we don't act we're going to shoot ourselves. >> reporter: so far, that long-term plan hasn't materialized. the biggest chunk of the cliff, the bush tax cuts. they are also a big sticking point democrats insist cuts for families making $250,000 more must end. >> we're serious about reducing the deficit. we have to combine spending cuts with revenue and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in ta
of just 21 votes. election workers say there are 3,000 provisional ballots to count. >>> we're hearing that some people who registered to vote at dmv offices found themselves not able to vote. the federal motor voter law enacted in 1995 requires the dmv to offer people the ability to vote. >>> a memorial will be scheduled held for david beanie will be sold -- will be held saturday. a memorial ceremony was held last week for strobel at the airport. >> that wreath was laid by president obama at the tomb of the unknowns. he size america will never forget the sacrifices made by veterans or interest family -- or their families. the president praised the 9/11 soldiers. >>> the mission solano shelter is dedicating a flagpole as part of its tribute to homeless victims. one/fifth are homeless victims. a fly over capped off the dedication ceremony. almost 2,000 people showed up for yesterday's event. the memorial features granite slab, each representing a branch of the military. names of veterans, some who made the ultimate sacrifice are engraved. they are still taking engraving orders. we have
take on why he lost the election to president obama. during a phone call with top donors to his campaign, the former republican presidential candidate said that president obama won reelection by offering what romney called gifts to minorities and young voters. romney said the president's campaign focused on things like free contraception to get young women to vote for him, and amnesty for children of illegal immigrant to get latinos to the polls. >>> hostess says it could be farewell to twinkies. why the company says striking workers need to return to work today. >> also now that marijuana is legal in two state, what's going to happen to people who drive after smoking it? for the products they make; for them being in the right place at the right time for over 100 years making tillamook cheese from tillamook, oregon; for these farmers never wavering we stand for that. >>> hostess says all of the 17,000 workers might be out of a job strikes workers do not come back. they will file for liquidation if employees are not back to work by 2 this afternoon. they filed for bankruptcy last
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